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Top Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A New Parent

  • June 7, 2019

I’ve been a parent for 8 years now, and I have to admit those early newborn days seem very far away! I’m still by no means a parenting expert, but having been there and done that I do find that it’s easier to look back with hindsight and offer some tips to new parents on how to take care of yourself. It’s common as a new parent to be solely >>

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How can you set a good example to your kids?

  • November 9, 2018
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Children are influenced by the world around them, but as a parent, your actions and attitudes have the strongest influence, particularly as, more often than not, you spend most of your time together. Therefore, it’s important to set an example as they continue to grow and become more independent, encouraging them to get involved in extra-curricular activities and hobbies instead of letting them navigate straight to an electronic screen. So, >>

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Ways To Encourage Your Child To Stay Active During The School Holidays

  • June 22, 2018

With the summer holidays coming round quickly (far too quickly for my liking!) are you worried about how to encourage your child to stay active and away from computers and TV screens? It can be hard work for parents to think of enough activities for kids to do to get them outside and burn off some energy, especially if you’re working and relying on childcare for a lot of the >>

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5 Ways To Exercise As A Family

  • May 24, 2018

Let’s face it – many of us put off exercise because it requires setting aside blocks of time that we simply don’t have as parents. But a workout doesn’t have to mean running for miles or lifting weights.  Parents set the tone for nearly every part of their child’s life. Healthy habits are passed along from parent-to-child, so it’s the responsibility of the adult to initiate an active lifestyle to make exercise fun; children will naturally >>

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Busy Mum’s Guide To Exercising

  • April 13, 2018

After the unhealthy eating of Easter and the realisation that our summer holiday is 100 days away, the thought of getting “bikini body” ready has hit me! I’m totally rubbish at sticking to any exercise plan and have no willpower when it comes to chocolate, but I’ve started eating healthier and exercising a bit at home and am going to try really hard to at least tone up my mum-tum >>

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